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October 22 - Healthy Living for ME Network Announces Numerous Free Workshops Starting in October

Statewide - The Healthy Living for ME network has announced the workshops that will be starting up across the state in October. Topics addressed by the workshops include managing chronic conditions and chronic pain, improving fitness and balance, and managing diabetes. Healthy Living for ME welcomes referrals from healthcare providers. The network’s evidence-based programming can help patients manage and prevent conditions before they become more serious or result in emergency situations. “Our October workshops include a few being offered by two new partners in the network, Catholic Charities of Maine and Northern Light Sebasticook Valley Hospital. We’re so pleased to be able to continue to expand our network and provide more access to free and low-cost resources that help Mainers improve their health and wellness,” said Maija Dyke, Business Manager of Healthy Living for ME. Read More

Healthy Living for ME Welcomes Catholic Charities Maine as New Partner in Network

Statewide - Healthy Living for ME is pleased to welcome Catholic Charities Maine as a new partner within the statewide community integrated health network. As a partner in the network, Catholic Charities Maine will be a community provider offering evidence-based workshops to help Mainers manage health conditions and improve their overall wellness. Initially, Catholic Charities Maine will be offering Living Well for Better Health, a workshop designed to help participants deal with chronic conditions. Read More

September 22 - Healthy Living for ME Invites Mainers to Register for September Workshops

Statewide - The Healthy Living for ME network is offering a number of free and low-cost workshops that begin in September. The workshops are being held in different regions throughout the state by network partners and are open to adult Mainers of all ages. Additionally, the Better Health Now with Pain workshop is held by phone so it can be easily accessed by people anywhere in the state. Healthy Living for ME also welcomes referrals from healthcare providers. The network’s evidence-based programming can help patients manage and prevent conditions before they become more serious or result in emergency situations. “From Aroostook County to the midcoast, Healthy Living for ME’s partners are providing Mainer with numerous opportunities to improve their health and wellness. The numerous in-person workshops beginning in September give adult Mainers the chance to be part of a supportive group while learning strategies to manage chronic conditions or participating in fitness activities,” said Monica Lizotte, Program Coordinator of Healthy Living for ME.  Read More

September 22 - Healthy Living for ME Recognizes September as Falls Prevention Awareness Month

Statewide - September is Falls Prevention Awareness Month, a time to recognize the impact that falls have on the lives of millions of Americans each year and take steps to prevent falls. The U.S. CDC reports that each year one in four adults over the age of 65 experiences a fall. Additionally, the National Council on Aging reports that an older adult is seen in an emergency room every 11 seconds due to a fall-related injury. “Healthy Living for ME is actively making a difference for Mainers who are at risk for falls. Through workshops and resource connections, network partners throughout the state are helping Mainers reduce their risk of falls and improve their quality of life,” said Jennifer Fortin, Training & Fidelity Manager of Healthy Living for ME. “During this Falls Prevention Awareness Month, we encourage Mainers to assess their own risk for falls and have conversations about preventing falls with loved ones who may be at risk.” Read More

August 22 - Registration Now Open for Healthy Living for ME’s Free August Workshops

Statewide - Healthy Living for ME invites adult Mainers of all ages to register for the network’s free August workshops focused on health and wellness. The workshops offered by the statewide network in August that are listed below are open to the public and include the two topics of managing diabetes and improving fitness and activity levels. “Whether you’re dealing with a chronic disease such as diabetes, or are looking for ways to improve your activity levels, Healthy Living for ME can help. With workshops available online, in-person and by phone, we hope many Mainers are able to find an option that works for them and can take advantage of these free resources for improving their health and wellness,” said Jennifer Fortin, Training & Fidelity Manager of Healthy Living for ME. Read More

July 22 - Healthy Living for ME Invites Mainers to Register for July Workshops

Statewide - Healthy Living for ME has announced its July workshop schedule. Through its network partners, Healthy Living for ME is able to offer in-person and online workshops statewide. In July, the workshops include programs that help people improve their fitness, help people manage chronic conditions, and provide support and resources for caregivers. “We’re pleased to be able to offer a variety of both online and in-person workshops with our network partners in northern, mid-coast and central Maine this summer,” said Jennifer Fortin, Fidelity & Training Manager of Healthy Living for ME. “Whether you’re looking for support in your role as a caregiver, or would like to take steps to improve your own health and wellness, Healthy Living for ME’s evidence-based workshops can help.” Read More

June 2022 - Healthy Living for ME Announces Several Free Workshops Beginning in June

Statewide - Mainers are invited to register for Healthy Living for ME’s free summer workshops which begin in June. The workshops that are now open for registration include A Matter of Balance, Living Well for Better Health, Better Health Now, Living Well with Chronic Pain, and Living Well with HIV+. Mainers who are caregivers or supports for individuals living with conditions addressed in these workshops are also invited to participate. Healthy Living for ME also welcomes referrals from healthcare providers; these evidence-based workshops can help patients manage and prevent conditions before they become more serious or result in emergency situations. “The workshops we are offering this summer address a variety of health conditions and concerns. Mainers who deal with these health issues can benefit not only from the information presented in the workshop, but also from being a part of a supportive group of people who may be in a similar situation. If you think you could benefit from one of our June workshops, please call us to ask any questions, or to register,” said Jen Paquet, Training Manager of Healthy Living for ME. Read More

May 2022 - Over 2100 Mainers Helped Through Healthy Living for ME Falls Prevention Workshops

Grant Goals Exceeded; Participants Overwhelmingly Report Positive Results Statewide - Since 2019, Healthy Living for ME and partners of its statewide network have reached over 2100 Mainers through nearly 200 workshops held to support the prevention and reduction of falls in Maine. Read More

Mar. 2022 - Northern Light Sebasticook Valley Hospital Partners with Healthy Living for ME as Community Provider

(Augusta/Pittsfield) - Healthy Living for ME is pleased to welcome Northern Light Sebasticook Valley Hospital as a community provider in the statewide network. Read More

Mar. 2022 - Kennebec Valley YMCA Partners with Healthy Living for ME as Community Provider

(Augusta) - Healthy Living for ME is pleased to welcome the Kennebec Valley YMCA as a community provider in the statewide network. Read More
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